Montreal physician bridges North-South divide to bring quality care to Nunavik


At the Inuulitsivik Health Centre, where she is chief of medicine, Dr. Auclair oversees the scheduling for physicians in three remote Inuit communities clustered along the shores of Hudson Bay: Puvirnituq, Inukjuak and Salluit.
She also recruits new doctors who, like her, have travelled thousands of kilometres to practise medicine in the Canadian North. Its a balancing act.
Like most health-care professionals who are not from the region, we always say we have two lives, one north and one south of the 55th parallel, says Dr. Auclair.
Quebec physician Genevive Auclair is taking an EMBA from Desautels Faculty of Management to bolster her skills running the Inuulitsivik Health Centre in Nunavik.

Read full article: Newscaf, The Globe and Mail, Jan 3, 2017